Laura Schneider

Female 1850 - 1937  (87 years)


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  • Name Laura Schneider 
    Born 26 Feb 1850  Deavertown, Morgan, Ohio, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Census 19 Sep 1850  York Township, Morgan, Ohio, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    1850 Census
    1850 Census
    Census 21 Jun 1860  New Lexington, Perry, Ohio, United State Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    1860 census
    1860 census
    George was living with his family in New Lexington, Perry County, Ohio. His family consisted of his wife, four sons and two daughters. His occupation was listed as a grocer.

    Census 17 Aug 1870  Washington Township, Iowa, Iowa, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Census 1870
    Census 1870
    Census 1884  Watkins, Benton, Iowa, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Iowa state census 1885
    Iowas State census 1885
    Name Lowry Snider  [2
    Residence 31 Oct 1931  Watkins, Benton, Iowa, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Emma Kimm Dies at Blairstown.jpg
    Emma Kimm Dies at Blairstown.jpg
    Residence 27 Feb 1932  Walkins, Benton, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Laura Swick Birthday 82.jpg
    Laura Swick Birthday 82.jpg
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    Died 4 Aug 1937 
    Buried Watkins, Benton, Iowa, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I1426  Tarbert - Waldo
    Last Modified 20 Dec 2015 

    Father Greorg Schneider,   b. 9 Apr 1820, Rheinsheim, Karlsruhe, Baden, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Jun 1871, , , Iowa, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 51 years) 
    Mother Maria Regina Rothenberger,   b. 31 Oct 1824, Rheinsheim, Karlsruhe, Baden, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Sep 1887, Watkins, Benton, Iowa, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 62 years) 
    Married Abt 1848  , , Ohio, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F173  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Hudson Calhoun Swick,   b. 30 Sep 1845, New York, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Feb 1922, Watkins, Benton, Iowa, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 76 years) 
    Married 3 Jan 1871  Watkins, Benton, Iowa, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Swick,   d. 13 Feb 1882, Watkins, Benton, Iowa, United States Find all individuals with events at this location
     2. Harvey L Swick,   b. Cal 31 Mar 1869,   d. 13 Jan 1872  (Age ~ 2 years)
     3. George E. Swick,   b. Cal 17 Dec 1872,   d. 26 Feb 1874, Watkins, Benton, Iowa, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 1 years)
     4. Thomas Wilbur Swick,   b. 4 Oct 1875, Blairstown, Benton, Iowa, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1962  (Age 86 years)
     5. Herbert Ellis Swick,   b. 22 Sep 1877, Watkins, Benton, Iowa, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Jul 1961, Cedar Rapids, Linn, Iowa, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 83 years)
     6. Leslie Swick,   b. Abt 1879, St Clair, Benton, Iowa, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1879, Iowa, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 0 years)
     7. Corah Swick,   b. 1884, Watkins, Benton, Iowa, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Nov 1890  (Age 6 years)
     8. Ida Swick,   b. 30 May 1889, Iowa, Benton, Iowa, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Nov 1897  (Age 8 years)
    Last Modified 3 Sep 2016 
    Family ID F540  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 19 Sep 1850 - York Township, Morgan, Ohio, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 3 Jan 1871 - Watkins, Benton, Iowa, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 1884 - Watkins, Benton, Iowa, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 31 Oct 1931 - Watkins, Benton, Iowa, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Watkins, Benton, Iowa, United States Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • CENSUS: 1885 Iowa state Census - Saint Clair township, Benton County FHL film 1021441 page 300
      69, 69, Swick, Hudson C, township 82, Range 10, Section 26, town of Watkins, age 39, Male, White, Married, Carpenter, , New York, Subject to military duty - Yes, Entitled to vote - Yes,
      Laurah, age 35, Female, White, Married, Wife, ,born in Ohio, both parents - Foreign
      Thomas, age 9, Male, White, Single, Child, Born in Benton County Iowa,
      Herbert, age 7, Male, White, Single, Child, Born in Benton County Iowa,
      Corah, age 0 [If born in 1884 write 0], Female, White, Single, Child, Born in Benton County Iowa,
      Shneider, Regina, 60, Female, White, Widow, , Germany, both parents - Foreign

      1895 Iowa state Census - Saint Clair township, Benton County View online @ ancestry.com, page 3
      2, 23, 23, Swick, Hudson C, age 49, Male, Married, New York, Both parents -Native, Carpenter, Belief - Protestant, , Entitled to vote - Yes, Soldiers,
      Sailors and Mariners in War of the Rebellion: Company: "C", Regiment: 132, State: ILL, Arm of Service and Rank: Priv
      Laura, age 47, Female, White, Married, born in Ohio, Wife, , both parents - Foreign, Keeping House, Protestant
      Thomas, age 17, Male, White, Single, Child, Born in Benton County Iowa,
      Herbbie, age 17, Male, White, Single, Child, Born in Benton County Iowa,
      Corah, age 0 [If born in 1884 write 0], Female, White, Single, Child, Born in Benton County Iowa,
      1925 Iowa state census shows Laura live with her son Herbert. She is 74 years old and has been in Iowa for 62 years (about 1862/1863) It also states that her parents are Geo Schneider and Rachel Rothenberger both born in Germany and marriage in Ohio. And she was not affiliated with any church. FHL film # 1429212 - St.clair township, Benton County, Iowa See additional notes under Herbert Swick.

    Census:
    • 1) George Sneider, age 30, male, farmer, born in Baden
      2) Rigalda Sneider, age 26, female, born in Baden
      3) Frederick Sneider, age 1, born in Ohio
      4) Emma Sneider, age 6 months, born in Ohio
      5) Lara Sneider, age 6 months, born in Ohio
      60 Joseph Lyman, age 51, Joseph Lyman, age 17, male, Hatter, born in Germany

    • 1) George Snider, age 40, male, born in Baden, white, Grocer, value of personal estate - $150, born in Baden
      2) Rachel Snider, age 35, Female, white, housewife, born in Baden
      3) Frederic Snider, age 12, male, born in Ohio, attended school
      4) Lowry Snider, age 10, male, born in Ohio, attended school
      5) Ame Snider, age 10, female, born in Ohio, attended school
      6) Caroline Snider, age 8, female, born in Ohio, attended school
      7) Lewis Snider, age 6, male, born in Ohio, attended school
      8) George Snider, age 3, male, born in Ohio;
    • 1) George Shnider, age 50, male, white, farmer, value of real estate 1100, value of real estate 720, Baden, father and mother of foreign birth, male citizen.
      2) Rahigand or Rahyand Shnider, age 46, female, white, keeping house, Baden, father and mother of foreign birth, columm 18 - idiotic from "... or fall".
      3) Fredric Shnider, age 21, male, white, at home, born in Ohio, father and mother of foreign birth.
      4) Laura Shnider, age 17, male, white, at home, born in Ohio, father and mother of foreign birth.
      5) George Shnider, age 13, male, white at home, born in Ohio, father and mother of foreign birth.
      6) Mary Shnider, age 11, female, white, at home, born in Ohio, father and mother of foreign birth.
      7) Rosea Shnider, age 9, female, white, at home, born in Ohio, father and mother of foreign birth.
      8) Henry Shnider, age 5, male, white, at home, born in Ohio, father and mother of foreign birth.
      9) Frank Shnider, age 1, male, white, at home, born in Ohio, father and mother of foreign birth.

    • 1) Hudson C Swick, Township 82 Range 10 Section 26, town of Watkins, age at birthday in 1884 - 39, male, white, married, carpenter, born in New York, father and mother native, subject to military duty, entitled to vote.
      2) Laurah Swick, Township 82 Range 10 Section 26, town of Watkins, age at birthday in 1884 - 35, female, white, married, wife, born in Ohio, father and mother foreign.
      3) Thomas Swick, Township 82 Range 10 Section 26, town of Watkins, age at birthday in 1884 - 9, male, white, single, child, Benton, born in Iowa, father and mother native.
      4) Herbert Swick, Township 82 Range 10 Section 26, town of Watkins, age at birthday in 1884 - 7, male, white, single, child, Benton, born in Iowa, father and mother native.
      5) Corah Swick, Township 82 Range 10 Section 26, town of Watkins, age at birthday in 1884 - 0, female, white, single, child, Benton, born in Iowa, father and mother native.
      6) Regina Shneider, Township 82 Range 10 Section 26, town of Watkins, age at birthday in 1884 - 70, female, white, widowed, ---, born in Germany, father and mother foreign;

    Residence:

    • "Mother of 17 Children Dies At Blairstown" Blairstown, Oct. 31-Mrs. Emma Kimm, 81 years old, widow of G. H. Kimm, died Friday morning at her Blairstown home of pneumonia following an illness of only a few days. Her husband's death occured six weeks ago. Services will be held sunday at 2.00 p.m. in the Presbyterian church here, with the Rev. J.B. C. Peck conducting the rites. Burial will be in Mound cemetery at Watkins. Six grandsons, who were pallbearers for Mr. Kimm, will act as casket bearers for their aged grandmother Mrs. Kimm was the mother of seventeen children. Emma Schneider, daughter of Gregory and Regina Schneider, was born Feb. 26, 1850, at Deavertown, Ohio, coming to Iowa, when a small child with her parents. She was married Dec.. 26, 1876 at Marengo. the Kimms moved to a farm northeast of Blairstown in 1886 from a place near Norway. They went to Huron, S. D., in 1010 retuning here last year. Fourteen children surviving are: Henry, Archie, Martin, Matt, and Gus H., of Blairstown, Charles of Coggon, Mrs. Laura Hotchkiss and Mrs. Ella Merrifield of Cedar Rapids, Aurthur of Wolsey, S, D., Mrs. Emma Lowe. Mrs. Allce Boone, Mrs. Maggie Johnson, Mrs. Abbie Wodstrichill and John, of Huron S.D.. The family includes sixty grandchildren and forty-five great grandchildren. Other relatives living are four sister Mrs. A. S. Kimm of Blairstown, Mrs. John Lauger of Des Moines, Mrs Rose Bansch of Atkinson, Neb., and Mrs. Laura Swick of Watkins, her twin.

    • Watkins Woman, 82, Observes Birthday; Pioneer of Benton - Benton county News - Special to Daily Times - Watkins, Feb. 27 - Mrs. Laura Swick, the last surviving widow of Clair township, Benton county celebrated her 82nd birthday yesterday at her Watkins home. members of the Community church Ladies Aid, in which Mrs. Swick is an Active worker, spent the afternoon with the aged woman and lunch was served. The honor guest was presented a gift. Mrs. Swick was born in Morgan county, Ohio, and came to Iowa with her parents in 1862. She was married to Hudson Swick on March 1, 1871, and the family located here in 1874. she has lived in the same home for 57 years Of the three daughters and five sons born to Mrs. Swick there are two sons living: Herbert Swick of Watkins and Thomas Swick of Blairstown. There are eight grandchildren and three great grandchildren in the family. Enjoying good health, Mrs. Swick cares for her garden and flowers in the summer and pieces quilts for members of her family in the winter

  • Sources 
    1. [S64] Ohio, Morgan County-1850-U.S. census, Ohio, Morgan County, (https://familysearch.org: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.), M432, York Township, p. 81, dwelling 346, family 355, George Sneider Household, accessed 4 Dec 2015 (Reliability: 3).
      George Sneider, age 30, male, farmer, born in Baden; Rigalda Sneider, age 26, female, born in Baden; Frederick Sneider, age 1, born in Ohio; Emma Sneider, age 6 months, born in Ohio, Lara Sneider, age 6 months, born in Ohio, Joseph Lyman, age 51, Joseph Lyman, age 17, male, Hatter, born in Germany
      FamilySearch and Ancestry born show the household of Joseph Burroughs as the same family number as George Sneider. It should have been 356 because the following family number is 357.

    2. [S69] Ohio, Perry County-1860-U.S. census, Ohio, Perry, (Ancestry.com: National Archives and Records Administration, 2009), M653, roll 1022, New Lexington, p. 267 (printed), dwelling 336, family 326, George Snider household, accessed 4 Dec 2015 (Reliability: 3).
      George Snider, age 40, male, born in Baden, white, Grocer, value of personal estate - $150, born in Baden; Rachel Snider, age 35, Female, white, housewife, born in Baden; Frederic Snider, age 12, male, born in Ohio, attended school; Snider, age 12, male, born in Ohio, attended school; Lowry Snider, age 10, male, born in Ohio, attended school; Ame Snider, age 10, female, born in Ohio, attended school; Caroline Snider, age 8, female, born in Ohio, attended school; Lewis Snider, age 6, male, born in Ohio, attended school; George Snider, age 3, male, born in Ohio;

    3. [S73] Iowa, Iowa County-1870-U.S. census, Iowa, Iowa County, (Ancestry.com: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.), M593, roll 1761, Township of Washington, p. 336 (stamped), dwelling 49, family 48, George Snider household, accessed 5 Dec 2015 (Reliability: 3).
      George Shnider, age 50, male, white, farmer, value of real estate 1100, value of real estate 720, Baden, father and mother of foreign birth, male citizen; Rahigand or Rahyand Shnider, age 46, female, white, keeping house, Baden, father and mother of foreign birth, columm 18 - idiotic from "... or fall"; Fredric Shnider, age 21, male, white, at home, born in Ohio, father and mother of foreign birth; Laura Shnider, age 17, male, white, at home, born in Ohio, father and mother of foreign birth; George Shnider, age 13, male, white at home, born in Ohio, father and mother of foreign birth; Mary Shnider, age 11, female, white, at home, born in Ohio, father and mother of foreign birth; Rosea Shnider, age 9, female, white, at home, born in Ohio, father and mother of foreign birth; Henry Shnider, age 5, male, white, at home, born in Ohio, father and mother of foreign birth; Frank Shnider, age 1, male, white, at home, born in Ohio, father and mother of foreign birth.
      19- all persons born out of the limits and jurisdiction of the United States, who have been declared by judgment of court to have been duly naturalized, having taken out both "papers."

    4. [S78] Iowa State Census-1885, Iowa, ((FamilySearch.com)), accessed 6 Dec 2015), Hudson C Swick household; Family # 69, https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:HHH6-7PZ. (Reliability: 3).
      Hudson C Swick, Township 82 Range 10 Section 26, town of Watkins, age at birthday in 1884 - 39, male, white, married, carpenter, born in New York, father and mother native, subject to military duty, entitled to vote; Laurah Swick, Township 82 Range 10 Section 26, town of Watkins, age at birthday in 1884 - 35, female, white, married, wife, born in Ohio, father and mother foreign; Thomas Swick, Township 82 Range 10 Section 26, town of Watkins, age at birthday in 1884 - 9, male, white, single, child, Benton, born in Iowa, father and mother native; Herbert Swick, Township 82 Range 10 Section 26, town of Watkins, age at birthday in 1884 - 7, male, white, single, child, Benton, born in Iowa, father and mother native; Corah Swick, Township 82 Range 10 Section 26, town of Watkins, age at birthday in 1884 - 0, female, white, single, child, Benton, born in Iowa, father and mother native; Regina Shneider, Township 82 Range 10 Section 26, town of Watkins, age at birthday in 1884 - 70, female, white, widowed, ---, born in Germany, father and mother foreign;

    5. [S82] Iowa, Benton County, Vinton -Cedar Valley Daily Times (Newspaper), Iowa. Venton., "Mother of 17 Children Dies at Blairstown," 31 Oct 1931, p. 3, col. 3; digital images(http://bentoncounty.advantage-preservation.com/ : accessed 20 Dec 2015). (Reliability: 3).
      "Mother of 17 Children Dies At Blairstown" Blairstown, Oct. 31-Mrs. Emma Kimm, 81 years old, widow of G. H. Kimm, died Friday morning at her Blairstown home of pneumonia following an illness of only a few days. Her husband's death occured six weeks ago. Services will be held sunday at 2.00 p.m. in the Presbyterian church here, with the Rev. J.B. C. Peck conducting the rites. Burial will be in Mound cemetery at Watkins. Six grandsons, who were pallbearers for Mr. Kimm, will act as casket bearers for their aged grandmother Mrs. Kimm was the mother of seventeen children. Emma Schneider, daughter of Gregory and Regina Schneider, was born Feb. 26, 1850, at Deavertown, Ohio, coming to Iowa, when a small child with her parents. She was married Dec.. 26, 1876 at Marengo. the Kimms moved to a farm northeast of Blairstown in 1886 from a place near Norway. They went to Huron, S. D., in 1010 retuning here last year. Fourteen children surviving are: Henry, Archie, Martin, Matt, and Gus H., of Blairstown, Charles of Coggon, Mrs. Laura Hotchkiss and Mrs. Ella Merrifield of Cedar Rapids, Aurthur of Wolsey, S, D., Mrs. Emma Lowe. Mrs. Allce Boone, Mrs. Maggie Johnson, Mrs. Abbie Wodstrichill and John, of Huron S.D.. The family includes sixty grandchildren and forty-five great grandchildren. Other relatives living are four sister Mrs. A. S. Kimm of Blairstown, Mrs. John Lauger of Des Moines, Mrs Rose Bansch of Atkinson, Neb., and Mrs. Laura Swick of Watkins, her twin.

    6. [S82] Iowa, Benton County, Vinton -Cedar Valley Daily Times (Newspaper), Iowa. Venton., "Watkins Woman, 82 Observes Birthday; Pioneer of Benton," 27 Feb 1932, p. 6, col. 3; digital images(http://bentoncounty.advantage-preservation.com/ : accessed 20 Dec 2015), Newspapers. (Reliability: 3).
      Watkins Woman, 82, Observes Birthday; Pioneer of Benton - Benton county News - Special to Daily Times - Watkins, Feb. 27 - Mrs. Laura Swick, the last surviving widow of Clair township, Benton county celebrated her 82nd birthday yesterday at her Watkins home. members of the Community church Ladies Aid, in which Mrs. Swick is an Active worker, spent the afternoon with the aged woman and lunch was served. The honor guest was presented a gift. Mrs. Swick was born in Morgan county, Ohio, and came to Iowa with her parents in 1862. She was married to Hudson Swick on March 1, 1871, and the family located here in 1874. she has lived in the same home for 57 years Of the three daughters and five sons born to Mrs. Swick there are two sons living: Herbert Swick of Watkins and Thomas Swick of Blairstown. There are eight grandchildren and three great grandchildren in the family. Enjoying good health, Mrs. Swick cares for her garden and flowers in the summer and pieces quilts for members of her family in the winter